The Sol M. Wurtzel papers span the years circa 1917-1967 (bulk 1917-1941) and encompass 2.8 linear
feet. The collection consists of correspondence with William Fox and others, miscellaneous papers, and
photographs. There is correspondence with Joseph Schenck and Darryl F. Zanuck relating to the 1935 merger
of Twentieth Century Pictures and the Fox Film Corp. Some correspondence dated after Wurtzel's death is
addressed to his family, such as his daughter Lillian Semenov.
Sol M. Wurtzel was an American producer and executive active in film from 1917 to 1949. William Fox
sent Wurtzel to Hollywood from New York in 1917 to serve as general superintendent of Fox's Hollywood
studio. He had a lengthy association with Fox Film Corp. and Twentieth Century-Fox.
2.8 linear feet of papers.
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